The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for 3G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3G
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 113 122
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing 3G 8 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.42% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 2.31% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £280 £260
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -26.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -32.72% -23.61%  

3G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 483 563 405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 25.30% 24.92% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 365 224
Median daily rate £410 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.49% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 38 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.06% +2.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing 3G as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in Hampshire

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3G in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Hampshire

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Hampshire

3G
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +9 5 - -
Farnborough - 3 - -
3G
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for 3G.

1 5 (55.56%) 2G
1 5 (55.56%) Bluetooth
1 5 (55.56%) WLAN
1 5 (55.56%) NFC
1 5 (55.56%) 5G
2 4 (44.44%) 4G
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Electronics
3 3 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 3 (33.33%) LTE
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) PMO

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) 2G
1 5 (55.56%) 5G
1 5 (55.56%) Bluetooth
1 5 (55.56%) NFC
1 5 (55.56%) WLAN
2 4 (44.44%) 4G
3 3 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 3 (33.33%) LTE
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Graduate
2 3 (33.33%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) RF Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) RF Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft